Barn Manager Job Description

Barn Manager Job Description

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Barn manager provides input in creative direction in concept development, copy and design for visual materials for promotions, web projects, Power Point presentations, invitations, printed collateral and internal communications using design software such as Adobe Photoshop.

Barn Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Analyze and communicate results including key performance metrics on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
Develop and execute strategy to drive sales and build customer loyalty through store programs including
Plan and delegate key initiatives
Protect company assets and minimize loss by ensuring all store standards and operating procedures are met including
In partnership with the General Manger, ensure store meets or exceeds sales and contest goals
Prioritize, plan and adjust schedules and daily agendas to meet business goals
Assess performance and provide on-going feedback
Ensure store standards are met and maintained, , visuals, cleanliness, signage, safety
Adapt brand maps to reflect market relevancy by store
Plan and organize all floor sets

Barn Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Barn Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the barn manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Education, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Design, English, Journalism, Public Relations, Art, Equine Science

Skills for Barn Manager

Desired skills for barn manager include:

Web site development processes and project management as a discipline
Sourcing markets
Web site technology and development and project management as a discipline
Website technology and development
Dreamweaver
HTML for email and email design best practices
Products and solutions
Financial services industry
Impact of qualitative benefits
Qlikview

Desired experience for barn manager includes:

Attend all floor-sets
Establish a style guide, indicating where items will be placed and identify replacement items for out of stock items
Ensure signage and selling collateral is current and placed as directed
Participate in developing new, creative decorating moments
Foster an "all hands on deck" collaborative work style to accomplish all needs of store visual
Work closely with brand visual team to translate and communicate direction to store teams as weekly mark-downs, floor sets and signage changes take place

Barn Manager Examples

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Barn Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of barn manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for barn manager
  • Understand product legislation in each country to ensure product displayed is compliant
  • Research and procure in-country vendor resources to utilize for signage & packaging, building partnerships for needs not delivered by U.S. Visual teams
  • Responsible for coaching, developing and managing the Visual Coordinator
  • Prepare forecasts and execute against budget
  • Allocate expenses for travel
  • Managing inventory, shipping and receiving
  • Develop and execute strategy to drive sales and build customer loyalty through store programs including but not limited to
  • Recruit and select highly talented people and build succession plans designed to meet Brand and Company growth goals
  • Review and approve Lab dips on all substrates ensuring maximum visual compliance to the color standard using the eye, light box and spectrophotometer
  • Document activity of lab dips, shade bands and trims
Qualifications for barn manager
  • Understand the application of color theory to be able to solve color issues
  • Ability to work with design and sourcing to gain trust in approvals and procedures with in the area
  • Meet critical time lines achieve best color match
  • Experience working with mills to solve color problems by fabrication and dyeing techniques
  • Technical knowledge in the application of color and some fabric and testing is a plus
  • Coordinate media requests for magazines, newspapers, broadcast and online media domestically
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Barn Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of barn manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for barn manager
  • Manage Bulk Dye Lot Approvals for all textile and upholstery items
  • Track, review and approve all pre-production and top of production samples for all Dec Acc, Textiles and Furniture
  • May lead/contribute/provide support to various projects
  • Work with key business partners including- Store Management, Field Leadership, Store Development and Construction, IT, Marketing, Inventory Management, Training and Visual teams to ensure effective processes are in place and tasks are completed on time
  • Coach General Managers and Field Leadership on the store opening, expansion/remodel processes
  • Manage the staff and other service providers
  • Ensure smooth day-to-day operations, including clean stalls, correct feeding, turn out and blanketing
  • Order feed, bedding and supplies, maintain accurate boarder’s records, releases, and related administrative duties
  • Work with boarders to provide quality care to their horses and address any concerns
  • Check office voicemail and return calls
Qualifications for barn manager
  • 1-2 years experience in stockroom or visual merchandising preferred
  • Work with eCommerce director to develop and execute seasonal on-site content strategy
  • Develop and oversee execution of on-site search strategy
  • Scope site enhancement projects with IT and then own execution on a monthly basis
  • Contribute project plans, timelines and any other critical input to larger site updates and keep all cross-functional partners on track for on-time launches
  • Become an expert in project management tracking system -- JIRA knowledge a plus
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Barn Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of barn manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for barn manager
  • Manage the creative process to develop assets for all email direct marketing campaigns, including copy and image selection
  • Help develop a strategy to drive acquisition in both the direct to consumer and retail channels improve the retention and reactivation rates of current cardholders
  • Drive innovation in the loyalty program, suggesting and executing new tests to drive KPI's towards goals
  • Keep abreast of loyalty market and competition
  • Assist Director in developing the annual, tops-down merchandise plans for the division
  • Oversee the creation of pre-season, item-level sales plans that align with product rankings, merchandising strategies and tops-down financial goals
  • Support team in designing inventory strategies that balance the composition of new and core, carry-over merchandise and that support in-stock and turn objectives
  • Manage divisional open-to-buy
  • In-Season Planning
  • Lead monthly open-to-buy activities for the division
Qualifications for barn manager
  • Work closely with eMarketing, eMerchandising, creative, developer and IT partners to plan and execute all site activity
  • Become familiar with day-to-day operations and Assistant Site Manager roles and gain general understanding of eCommerce activity and cross-functional roles & responsibilities
  • Gain expert knowledge of content management systems to influence what's functionally possible on-site
  • Facilitate QA participation for new launches/projects from necessary partners
  • Participate in regular online competitive analysis to make sure Pottery Barn stays competitive
  • Consistently be looking for new advantages + functionality to provide best in class customer experience, increase conversion and invest in projects with high ROI
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Barn Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of barn manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for barn manager
  • Recommend divisional strategies around promotional pricing and end-of-life disposition
  • Identify business trends that warrant analytical research provide framework for teams to investigate
  • Play a leadership role in creating a people-first culture that is innovative, results-oriented, and that celebrates success
  • Drive the strategic vision of all facets of the A/B Testing and PZ program for Pottery Barn to increase company ROI
  • Create and execute test and PZ campaigns using Target and homegrown PZ solution, enlisting IT development resources for more complicated functional test treatments
  • Identify testing opportunities using test results analysis and other data touchpoints (user experience, analytics reporting, behavioral tools)
  • Work closely with our web analytics group to define KPIs and metrics for tests and PZ campaigns providing constructive feedback on their analysis so results drive action
  • Monitor all metrics related to test and personalization results
  • Develop and document testing and pz campaign processes and policies to further improve campaign quality and executional efficiency
  • Work with the web analytics team to foster a culture of data-driven decision making across e-commerce that encourages validating or disproving assumptions about how we believe customers may react to various site experience scenarios
Qualifications for barn manager
  • Minimum of 2 years color separation and press experience
  • Use reporting and analytics to influence regular site updates
  • 3-5 years experience in eCommerce and project management related roles
  • Knowledge of eCommerce processes a must
  • User experience background a plus
  • Flexibility in work hours required
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Barn Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of barn manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for barn manager
  • Serve as primary contact to WSGO and Agents/Supplier in assigned categories
  • Work with the design team during the development process to identify source markets and suppliers for requested materials, finishes and products in the assigned product categories
  • Share major updates or changes from Brand assortment decision that would affect the markets & allocation strategy
  • Manage Calendar & timelines w/ cross-functional teams and WSGO/Agents through PLM dashboards
  • Close working partnership with buyers, design and inventory
  • Troubleshoot seasonal product issues related to development, production and/or delivery in assigned categories
  • Work in conjunction with Merchandise Analyst to compile and input all product data into the seasonal product information database
  • Using a deep understanding of web design, manage the creative development of our website, adding enhanced technical capabilities to evolve our current site to better embody our brand
  • Oversee the eCommerce design, performance and process of the designers to ensure high-quality and timely deliverables
  • Work with a cross-functional team to define user models and interfaces for new/updated features and functionality
Qualifications for barn manager
  • Understanding/familiarity of technology, websites, content management systems, project management tools
  • Strong affinity for Pottery Barn brand
  • Overnight travel may be required periodically
  • Availability to work a minimum of three shifts per week, minimum of three Saturdays and two Sundays per month, annual inventory and entire holiday season (November and December)
  • 5+ years eCommerce Merchandising and/or Marketing experience
  • Three or more years independently managing production for printed materials (production, design, color and printing)

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